Police Officer Jerome O. Piet

Police Officer Jerome O. Piet

Gorham Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Thursday, May 28, 1970

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Jerome O. Piet

Officer Jerome Piet suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after struggling with a suspect at a local restaurant. He, another officer, and the police chief had been dispatched to the location to investigate a disturbance.

When they arrived at the scene they confronted a male subject as he exited the restaurant. A struggle ensued as they attempted to speak with him. They were able to subdue the man and transport him to the police station.

Officer Piet suddenly collapsed as they made arrangements to transport the subject to Concord for evaluation.

Officer Piet is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Officer Piet , it has been 53 years since you were taken from us. New Hampshire law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices that you and too many others have made for us. Thank you for your service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

May 29, 2023

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